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Language Academy
School Information:
7030 Nations Ford Road
Charlotte, NC 28217
Courier # 532
P: 980-343-5815 | F: 980-343-5854
Principal: Ynez Olshausen
LC: South Learning Community
Bell Schedule: 8:15 AM - 3:15 PM
Grades: K-8
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Waddell Language Academy
Creating Bright Futures in Six Languages
School Announcements
What to Expect on The Fun Run Day! Wed, Oct 29th
10/29/2014Read full story
Pledge information:
10/29/2014Read full story
How to get started in the Parent Portal and where to find student grades and assignments, etc
10/20/2014Read full story
Check out the Waddell Fun Run Schedule on Wednesday, Oct 29th 2014
10/20/2014Read full story
Used Books Sale Donation
10/16/2014Read full story
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Current Calendar Events
Oct 31Teacher Workday - (No School) Parent-Teacher Conferences
Nov 4Election Day! Waddell is a polling place!
Nov 6School Tour #1 for rising Kindergarten parents.
Nov 6LIARS (in classroom - 8th grade only)
Nov 6Magnet Tour ES
Nov 7Report Cards sent home!
Nov 10Auditorium - Taiko Club
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Waddell Language Academy (formerly Smith Academy of International Languages) is a K-8 language immersion magnet located in Charlotte, North Carolina. We offer language immersion in Chinese, German, French, and Japanese for grades K through 8. We also offer Beginning Spanish in middle school. To discover more about language immersion and Waddell Language Academy, please explore our website or contact us.

Parents of Prospective Students: We welcome your inquiries, and we love to talk about our school. We cannot, however, accomodate impromptu visits. If you would like to talk to someone about the school, please call or email to schedule an appointment. Also, we do not give tours to individuals. Our group tours (also called open houses) are scheduled from November to February. To find out more about enrollment in CMS and magnet schools, please visit

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